9/11 Changed Grand Theft Auto III, But Only a Tiny Bit

It's long been a subject of fan speculation as to how much Rockstar Games changed Grand Theft Auto III in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks. In the decade-plus since GTA III came out, rumors have abounded: cut sequences where planes hit buildings, a supposedly removed pair of Twin Towers-style skyscrapers and the… » 1/05/12 2:00pm 1/05/12 2:00pm

How 9/11 Gave Us Grand Theft Auto's Iconic Cover Style

There was Sept. 11. Then there was Oct. 22, when Grand Theft Auto III released, at a time when the United States was extremely high strung about things like the violence and moral relativism for which the series is known. Rockstar Games' Dan Houser, in a rare interview, said that the game did strip out some content as… » 10/19/11 9:00pm 10/19/11 9:00pm

The Porsche 911 GT3 R Hybrid's wheel is the world's most insane video…

Leave it to Porsche to see the steering wheels of Formula One as just a starting point for the controls of its 911 GT3 R Hybrid racer — a Porsche with a flywheel system so awesome it's designed to kill you by stopping your heart. Somewhere in Stuttgart, there's a Porsche engineer building Joerg Bergmeister an extra… » 5/06/11 10:30am 5/06/11 10:30am